Successful Synagogue Fundraising Today – The Book

Successful Synagogue Fundraising TodaySuccessful synagogue fundraising is no easy task, but it is possible—for all congregations.  In this book, we outline a practical, step-by-step approach to fundraising programs and systems that can help your synagogue achieve growth and sustainability. We show you how to:

  • Create excitement about new models of fundraising
  • Set up a comprehensive development program
  • Find and engage current and prospective donors
  • Choose effective staff, volunteers and consultants
  • Create a culture of asking and giving that everyone feels positive about
  • Bring your community together to support the congregation’s mission and vision

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Early reviews of the book include:

“A great resource for every synagogue seeking to move from a culture of fundraisers to a culture of philanthropy that … engages life-long donors. A comprehensive primer.”
Margo Gold, international president, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism

“Pushes congregational leaders to reframe the way we think about members and membership…. A thoughtful and wonderfully user-friendly contribution to a growing and necessary conversation.”
Rabbi B. Elka Abrahamson, president, Wexner Foundation

“Concrete tips and practical guidance from fundraising professionals who really know what they are talking about. This book is all you need to succeed in synagogue fundraising.”
Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky, executive director, Big Tent Judaism; coauthor, New Membership and Financial Alternatives for the American Synagogue

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